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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2021

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1

Oscar Pistorius from South Africa is particularly well known, as a sportsman, for what?

A
Perfecting a new swimming stroke
B
Catching the largest trout at the Taupo Annual Open Trout Tournaments
C
Using a gold-trimmed saddle
D
Running at international level with blades in place of his lower legs
Select from the options above.
2

Which state in North America has the oldest known currently living tree, age confirmed, in the world?

A
Florida, USA
B
Alaska, USA
C
Ontario, Canada
D
California, USA
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these people was not assassinated between 1900 and 1910?

A
Boutros Ghali, Prime Minister of Egypt
B
Umberto I, King of Italy
C
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
D
Carlos I , King of Portugal and Luiz Filipe, Crown Prince of Portugal
Select from the options above.
4

Who is the nursery rhyme gardener?

A
Mary Mary
B
Little Bo Peep
C
Jack
D
The Little Mermaid
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these people is best known for writing about wine?

A
Malcolm Gluck
B
James May
C
Damon Hill
D
Beatrice Tinsley
Select from the options above.
6

"Catriona" is a sequel to which novel?

A
Treasure Island
B
Kidnapped
C
Gulliver's Travels
D
Mutiny on the Bounty
Select from the options above.
7

In mathematics, what is the meaning of a triple bar, an equal sign with another bar above?

A
Modular congruence
B
Congruent or identical
C
All of these, depending on context
D
The same as
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